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Meaning of "ORAC" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ORAC

ORAC  [ˈɔːræk] play
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WHAT DOES ORAC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ORAC

ORAC or Orac may refer to: ▪ Oxygen radical absorbance capacity, a scalar value derived in the laboratory for comparing the antioxidant content of different foods or nutritional supplements ▪ Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations, former name of the Australian government agency now called Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations ▪ Orac, a fictional computer from the science fiction television series Blake's 7 ▪ Orac, a classical molecular dynamics program for solvated biomolecules ▪ Orac, Leova, a commune in Moldova ▪ Orac, an early poker-playing computer program developed by Mike Caro ▪ ORAC, Wilhelm Reich's abbreviation for his orgone accumulator People ▪ Orac, pseudonym of David Gorski, cancer surgeon and blogger critical of alternative medicine ▪ Costel Orac, Romanian footballer ▪ Daniel Orac, Romanian footballer...

Definition of ORAC in the English dictionary

The definition of ORAC in the dictionary is Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity: a measure of the ability of a substance, esp the blood, to absorb free radicals, used in determining the antioxidant effects of foods.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ORAC


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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORAC

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WORDS THAT END LIKE ORAC

BOAC
CRAC
DMAC
HAC
HUAC
OHAC
PAC
RAC
SEAC
TAC
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Synonyms and antonyms of ORAC in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «ORAC» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORAC

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ORAC
1,325 millions of speakers

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ORAC
570 millions of speakers

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ORAC
510 millions of speakers

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ORAC
380 millions of speakers
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ORAC
280 millions of speakers

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ORAC
278 millions of speakers

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ORAC
270 millions of speakers

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ORAC
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ORAC
220 millions of speakers

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ORAC
190 millions of speakers

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ORAC
180 millions of speakers

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ORAC
130 millions of speakers

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ORAC
85 millions of speakers

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ORAC
85 millions of speakers
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ORAC
80 millions of speakers

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ஓஏஆர்சி
75 millions of speakers

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ORAC
75 millions of speakers

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ORAC
70 millions of speakers

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ORAC
65 millions of speakers

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ORAC
50 millions of speakers

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ORAC
40 millions of speakers

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ORAC
30 millions of speakers
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ORAC
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

ORAC
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

ORAC
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

ORAC
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ORAC

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ORAC»

The term «ORAC» is regularly used and occupies the 70.666 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ORAC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ORAC

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORAC»

Discover the use of ORAC in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ORAC and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Handbook of Antioxidants
The PE-based assays include the Glazer's method t16), the "TRAP" assay reported by Ghiselli et al. l17), and the ORAC assay t18-20). PE is a mixture of fluorescent proteins. Glazer's method represents the first antioxidant capacity assay that ...
Lester Packer, 2001
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Functional Foods: Biochemical and Processing Aspects
3.6.2.3 Juices Wang and Lin (2000) measured antioxidant activity (ORAC) and total phenolic and anthocyanin contents of juice from thornless blackberry, strawberry and red and black raspberry fruits and found linear relationships between ...
John Shi, Giuseppe Mazza, Marc Le Maguer, 2002
3
Bio-assays for Oxidative Stress Status (BOSS)
OARC assay [4,8,13] The ORAC assay is based largely on the work reported by Glazer"s laboratory [2]. It uses PE as an oxidizable protein substrate and AAPH as a peroxyl radical generator or Cu~+-H2O2 as a hydroxyl radical generator.
William A. Pryor, 2001
4
Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health: Fruits and Vegetables
The ORAC assay has been considered by the US Department of Agriculture ( USDA) as the official method for antioxidant capacity analysis, and tables of ORAC values for phytochemicals, foods, and single antioxidants are available on the ...
Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, 2009
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The Antioxidant Prescription: How to Use the Power of ...
THE ORAC SUPERHEROES All foods have an ORAC value. As we adapt to this new knowledge, we shouldn't purchase a food simply because its ORAC value is listed on the package. We need to know whether it really has a high ORAC ...
Bryce Wylde, 2009
6
Asian Functional Foods
TABLE 15.9 Antioxidant Capacity of Louisiana Sugarcane Juice and Syrup Sample 95% ORAC 50% ORAC whole ORAC Note: ORAC units per 100 g dry solids. the case of syrups, to a pH adjustment and settling, and are products with about ...
John Shi, Fereidoon Shahidi, Chi-Tang Ho, 2005
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ECAI 2010: 19th European Conference on Artificial ...
Table 2. Accuracy (R2) on Automobile dataset True Orac.I Orac.II Orac.III Baseline Proposed Exp I 0.81 0.80 0.71 0.66 0.78 0.80 Exp II 0.80 0.78 0.70 0.65 0.77 0.78 Exp III 0.81 0.78 0.71 -1.29 0.52 0.79 Table 3. Accuracy (R2) on Breast  ...
Helder Coelho, Rudi Studer, Michael Wooldridge, 2010
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Wheat Antioxidants
The antioxidant activity of wheat milling fractions, pearled grains, and their byproducts measured by the ORAC assay, as determined according to the method of Da ́valos et al. (42), showed effective scavenging of peroxyl radical especially by ...
Liangli L. Yu, 2008
9
Perl for Oracle DBAs
gzip -d Orac-alpha-1.2.6.tar.gz $ tar xvf Orac-alpha-1.2.6.tar $ cd Orac-alpha-1.2. 6 Before you actually run the program, make sure your environment can run both ordi- nary Perl DBI and Perl/Tk scripts. Ensure that ORACLE_HOME is set to ...
Andy Duncan, Jared Still, 2002
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The Antioxidant Counter: A Pocket Guide to the Revolutionary ...
A Pocket Guide to the Revolutionary ORAC Scale for Choosing Healthy Foods Mariza Snyder, Lauren Clum. MaxIMIze youR anTIoxIdanTs 43 11. Ginger Approximate ORAC Value: 1,200 (1 teaspoon, ground), 618 (1 teaspoon, fresh) 12.
Mariza Snyder, Lauren Clum, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ORAC»

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Inaugural ORAC athletic quadrangular on August 1
The Old Royalists Athletic Club (ORAC) that has been working towards the development of athletics at the College, has come up with a new ... «nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper, Jul 15»
2
Doctor Who The Companion Chronicles: The First Doctor Volume 1
It's a bit of a fussy know-it-all connected to a computer now, reminiscent of Blake 7's Orac. Steven has come out of sulky exile, accompanied by ... «Doctor Who UK Webzine, Jul 15»
3
Need a healthy snack? Go for the cherries
Tests show that Montmorency tart cherries have high ORAC (oxygen radical absorption capacity) values. ORAC is a measurement of how many antioxidants are ... «The Ledger, Jul 15»
4
Destin projects make final cut for Restore Act funds
"I am very pleased with the overall quality and diversity of the recently released ORAC funding recommendations," Okaloosa County ... «Destin Log, Jul 15»
5
OLEDA on....... Do Brain Cells Regenerate As Do Other Cells In The …
Food with high oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) scores are ... An ORAC score of around 5,000 units per day can have a significant ... «The Boca Raton Tribune, Jul 15»
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Inaugural ORAC Quadrangular Athletic Championship 2015
The Old Royalists' Athletic Club (ORAC), with a view of developing Athletics at a broader level in order to generate competitive participants at ... «Ceylon Daily News, Jul 15»
7
Natural choices to combat ageing
... -Eat plenty of fibre rich vegetables -Include cinnamon - lowers blood sugar levels -Consult the ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
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Foods to help you stay young
Antioxidant capacity is valued on its ORAC scale which stands for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. You can look on line for foods with a ... «Sherwood Park News, Jul 15»
9
Chugging Chaga
With an Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) reading of 42,860 units per 3 ounces (anything above 500 is considered extremely ... «Good Times, Jul 15»
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Migrant crisis growing here as asylum seekers double in 2015
The Office of the Refugee Commissioner (ORAC) confirmed the number of new applications lodged in the first six months of 2015 has nearly ... «Irish Independent, Jun 15»

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